Her Majesty’s Inspector for this force is Zoë Billingham. Contact her via the Eastern regional office.
Read about the force area…
- Leicestershire has a population of around one million, a third living in the city of Leicester.
- The county stretches from former coalfield areas in the west to more rural areas in the north and east, including County Rutland.
- The city of Leicester is one of the most diverse in the UK.
- More than a quarter of Leicester’s population is of Asian/British-Asian origin, the largest such community in England and Wales.
- In HMP Gartree, Leicestershire has one of the UK’s major high-security jails. The force is responsible for policing major football and rugby clubs in Leicester. There are also three large universities in the county, with a busy night-time economy.
- Leicestershire is one of five forces in an East Midlands regional collaboration group, which aims to promote the cost-effective joint delivery of some important policing services.
Recent reports on this force
- Revisiting police relationships – progress report
- Preparing for police and crime commissioners
- Policing in austerity – One year on
- Anti-social behaviour inspection – 2012
Up-to-date crime, anti-social behaviour, cost and workforce data for this force can be found in our interactive Crime and Policing Comparator – see how Leicestershire is performing, and how it compares with the rest of England and Wales.
The 2011 value for money profiles provide benchmarking information on:
- What Leicestershire is spending its budgets on;
- Staffing levels by grade and function; and
- Outputs and outcomes in a comparable format.
These profiles are based on data provided by the police.